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equipmentclick to hear

All the regulation equipment used for sporting events, including timekeeping systems, starting pistols, cameras and hurdles.
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hurdle click to hear

Barrier used as an obstacle in certain track events; it is placed at regular intervals on the circuit and its height varies depending on the event.

steeplechase hurdle click to hear

Hurdle that the runners must clear in the steeplechase event; it is 36 inches high.

starting pistol click to hear

Firearm used by a judge to signal the start of a race by firing blanks into the air.

baton click to hear

Small, very light wooden or metal stick that is passed from one runner to the next during a relay race.